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FIFA wants 24-team Club World Cup in 2021

Miami, Mar 14 : FIFA Council members will be asked on Friday to approve a pilot tournament for an expanded 24-team Club World Cup in June-July 2021 featuring eight European participants, but plans for a worldwide Nations League are on hold, The Associated Press has learned. An overhaul of the current seven-team annual Club World Cup, normally in December, is ...

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Women’s Cricket League: Sylhet Division clinch title for 2nd straight time

Sylhet Office : Sylhet Division clinched the Women’s National Cricket League (WNCL) crown for the 2nd successive time with all-win record securing full 14 points from straight seven matches of the league that concluded on Wednesday at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium here. Dhaka Division finished runners-up securing 10 points in the 10th version of the league with the ...

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Sonali Othith announce summer football programme

Emdad Rahman: Sonali Othith UK have confirmed the dates of their showpiece tournaments for 2019. The Masters Tournament will take place Sunday 16th June at Mabley green. Following this the Greater Sylhet Upazila Cup is to take place Sunday 21st of July at the same venue. In addition to these two tournaments Sonali Othith UK Will also be also hosting ...

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Liverpool restate Premier League credentials as Arsenal end Man United run

Liverpool cut Manchester City’s lead at the top of the Premier League to a single point on Sunday as Manchester United slipped to their first domestic defeat under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Arsenal.   Chelsea, also in the hunt for the Champions League qualification spots, needed a last-gasp equaliser from Eden Hazard to earn 1-1 draw against Wolves.  A disappointing ...

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Sterling’s hat trick gives Man City 3-1 win over Watford

Photo: Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling, center, celebrates scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Watford at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday March 9, 2019. Manchester, Mar 10 : Raheem Sterling scored a 13-minute hat trick as defending champion Manchester City beat Watford 3-1 to open up a four-point lead in the English Premier League ...

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Messi and Suarez lead Barca to Rayo victory

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez might have been rested but instead both played and scored as Barcelona came from behind to beat Rayo Vallecano on Saturday, ahead of their crunch Champions League second leg against Lyon.   Raul de Tomas’ scintillating strike gave struggling Rayo a surprise lead at the Camp Nou but Messi converted a penalty and Suarez finished ...

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Teen Kean scores 2 as Juventus beats Udinese 4-1 in Serie A

Juventus’ Moise Kean, center, scores a goal during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Juventus FC and Udinese Calcio at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Friday, March 8, 2019. Turin, Mar 9 : Despite resting Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of its crucial Champions League match, Juventus romped to a 4-1 victory over Udinese on Friday with teenager Moise Kean ...

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Women’s Day celebration: Over 500 participate in Dhaka Women’s Marathon

More than five hundred women participated in ‘Dhaka Women’s Marathon-2019’ on Friday, marking the International Women’s Day. Everest Academy Emogo Sports Management Limited and Bangladesh Athletics Federation jointly organized the event where the women were required to run a 10-kilometer-long course in city’s Hatirjheel area. The event was sponsored by Pran Mango, Topper Cookware and Duronto Bicycle. The marathon started ...

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Neymar lashes out after PSG’s Champions League loss to Man U

Photo: Brazil’s soccer player Neymar, center, and surfer Gabriel Medina attend the Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Rio De Janeiro, Mar 7 : Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar has lashed out against a video assistant referee decision that opened the way for Manchester United to eliminate his French club from the Champions ...

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